Heavy Equipment Operator
Waste Connections - Erie, CO

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Front Range Landfill located in Erie, CO has an immediate opening for an Equipment Operator!

Operates graders for leveling and operates tractors to load materials such as dirt and rocks.

Operates backhoe and front end loaders as required.

Operates forklifts and dump trucks to transport trash and materials.

Operates various equipment for general site preparation, landscaping, snow removal, and related assignments.

Operates 40-ton trash trucks including hydraulic equipment such as tail gates, hoppers, and packers.

Performs routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.

Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Must be able to work a 12 hour shift starting at 6:30 am.

Ability to operate heavy equipment

Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. General college credits not required but a plus.

Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.

Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions..

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability. We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V.)

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